Static Awareness Quiz 17th September 2018

  1. The book titled I do What I do : On Reform, Rhetoric & Resolve has been penned by

(a) C Rangarajan              

(b) Subramanian Swamy

(c) Raghuram Rajan        

(d) Arvind Subramanian

(e) None of these

  1. The Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary (LWS) is located in which state?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Kerala           

(c) Manipur

(d) Mizoram

(e) None of these

3.Satpura National Park is located in the Hoshangabad district of which of the following state?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

(e) None of these

  1. Girna Dam is in which of the following state?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Kerala

(d) Maharashtra

(e) None of these

  1. Saraswati Samman is given to which field?

(a) History

(b) Science         

(c) Literature

(d) Social Harmony

(e) None of these

  1. Chandoli National Park is one of the popular parks in which of the following states?

(a) Maharashtra              

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Himachal Pradesh     

(d) Jammu & Kashmir

(e) None of these

  1. Near which city is the Kakrapar Nuclear Power Station located?

(a) Kota (Rajasthan)       

(b) Karwar (Karnataka)

(c) Surat (Gujarat)

(d) Mumbai (Maharashtra)

(e) None of these

  1. Who is present Governor of Goa?

(b) Mridula Sinha

(c) Kalyan Singh

(d) C Vidyasagar Rao

(e) None of these

  1. Ottawa is the Capital of which of the following country?

(a) Netherlands               

(b) Australia

(c) Austria

(d) Canada

(e) None of these

  1. Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium is a cricket stadium in

(a) Nagpur

(b) Kanpur         

(c) Rajkot

(d) Dharamshala

(e) None of these



Exp.The book titled I do What I do : On Reform, Rhetoric & Resolve has been penned by Raghuram Rajan.          

Ans.2. (d)

Exp.Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary. Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in Champhai district in eastern Mizoram, northeast India. It is an alpine forest and contains the second highest peak in Mizoram. It is specially a conservation interest on rare species of birds.

Ans.3. (b)

Exp.Satpura National Park is nurtured in the Satpura Range of Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh. With inclusion of Pachmarhi & Bori Sanctuaries, Satpura Tiger Reserve it covers 1427 km2. It came into light by British Officer Captain J. Forsyth when he was in action against Indian freedom fighter during 1857. Captain Forsyth belongs to Bengal Cavalary Regiment and was in search of famous freedom fighter Tantya Tope. While following the information, he accidently reached the highlands of Central India and find the place suitable for military base.

Ans.4. (d)

Exp.Girna Dam, is an earthfill dam on Girna river near Malegaon, Nashik district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Ans.5. (c)

Exp.The Saraswati Samman is an annual award for outstanding prose or poetry literary works in any 22 Indian language listed in Schedule VIII of the Constitution of India. It is named after an Indian goddess of learning and is considered to be among the highest literary awards in India.

Ans.6. (a);

Exp.Chandoli National Park National Park spread over Satara, Kolhapur and Sangli District, Maharashtra state, India, established in May 2004. Earlier it was a Wildlife Sanctuary declared in 1985. Chandoli Park is notable as the southern portion of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve, with Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary forming the northern part of the reserve.

Ans.7. (c)

Exp.Kakrapar Atomic Power Station is a nuclear power station in Surat, Gujarat.

Ans.8. (b)

Exp.The Governor of Goa is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Goa. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. Mridula Sinha became the Governor on 26 August 2014.

Ans.9. (d)

Exp.Ottawa is the Capital of Canada. The Canadian dollar is the currency of Canada.

Ans.10. (c)

Exp.Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, also known as the Khandheri Cricket Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Rajkot, India.

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